Strawberry Pound Cake #TwelveLoaves

strawberry pound cakeI’m so happy to be back and baked in this group, it fell really good.
And this month we are baking with my daughter favorite fruit, Strawberry, oh my all the possibilities the you can make with this fruit is just perfect for anything.
I made a pound cake, classic and delicious, perfect for a rainy or snowy afternoon; if thats the case, and of course you can eat it just like that it is the most fabulous and easy cake you can make.
I hope you make it and love it just as much as my family do.

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 cups of chopped fresh strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a bowl sift flour, baking powder and salt, sit aside.
  3. In a stand mixer with a paddle attachment cream sugar and butter for 5 minutes, add eggs one by one, mix vanilla with milk and start adding dry ingredients with wet ingredients in 3 additions, starting with dry and finishing with dry.
  4. Then add by hand the strawberries, be very careful and incorporate well.
  5. Pour the batter in 2 loaf pans equally distributed.
  6. Bake for 1 hour, once bake let cool for 20 minutes take out of the pan and place on a rack to cool completely.

This recipe makes 2 small pound cakes.

Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour
Level of the recipe: Easy

Don’t forget to check out more delicious inspired strawberry ideas here:

#TwelveLoaves March: Strawberries. February was a delicious month of Chocolate breads! We are ready for spring and chose Strawberries for our March theme! Choose a recipe featuring strawberries. (Your bread of choice could be accented with fresh or dried strawberries, strawberry preserves) Whatever you bake, (yeasted, quick bread, crackers, muffins, braids, flatbreads, etc) have fun and let’s have a delicious month of bread with STRAWBERRIES.  Let’s get baking!

If you’d like to add your bread to the collection with the Linky Tool this month, here’s what you need to do!

1. When you post your Twelve Loaves bread on your blog, make sure that you mention the Twelve Loaves challenge in your blog post; this helps us to get more members as well as share everyone’s posts. Please make sure that your bread is inspired by the theme!

2. Please link your post to the linky tool at the bottom of my blog. It must be a bread baked to the Twelve Loaves theme.

3. Have your Twelve Loaves bread that you baked this March, 2014, and posted on your blog by March 31, 2014.

#TwelveLoaves is a monthly bread baking party created by Lora from Cake Duchess. #TwelveLoaves runs so smoothly thanks to the help of the lovely Renee from Magnolia Days and this month the fabulous Alice of Hip Foodie Mom.



Guava Cream Cheese Bundt Cake #BundtaMonth

Guava Cream Cheese Bundt CakeThere are a lot of delicious jams in the market but when you grow up eating Guava Jam, the world is not the same.
This month the #BundtaMonth group is making the most delicious Bundt Cakes with jam and of course I choose Guava, because is the best thing ever, besides chocolate.
This exotic fruit is rare to find here, is most relate to the Asian culture but in Latin America is famous too, we use this fruit to make, sauces, jam and delicious drinks, we also eat the hold fruit which is sweet and tart.
You are going to love is cake it is the most delicious cake you ever eat.
Enjoy.

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 sticks butter softened
  • 1 8 ounces package cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup Guava Jam
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup halt and half

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Cream butter, cream cheese and sugar, add eggs one by one and vanilla extract.
  3. In a bowl sift flour, baking powder and salt, add to the above mixture alternating with the half and half, add at the end the Guava Jam just to incorporate. Have ready the bundt pan you are going to use to pour the mixture and bake.
  4. Bake for 55 minutes.

This recipe makes 1 bundt cake.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 55 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

Here the list of more delicious cakes.

Aloha Cake by Veronica at My Catholic Kitchen
Blueberry and Lemon Bundt by Holly at a A Baker’s House
Butter and Jam Bundt by Anne at From My Sweet Heart
Cranberry Pear Pumpkin Cake by Kate at Food Babbles
Crabapple Yogurt Bundt Cake by Alice at Hip Foodie Mom
Cream Cheese Black Cherry Bundt Cake by Anuradha at Baker Street
Cream Cheese Pound Cake with Blueberry Jam by Sandra at The Sweet Sensations
Guava Cream Cheese Bundt Cakeby Kathya at Basic N Delicious
Peachy Keen Spice Cake by Kim at Ninja Baking
Raspberry Jam Bundt with Peanut Butter Glaze by Lora at Cake Duchess
Spiced Bundt Cake with Berry Jam & Cream Cheese Swirl by Heather at Hezzi D’s Books and Cooks
Sticky Toffee Bundt Cake with Cranberry Jelly Glaze by Felice at All That’s Left are the Crumbs
Sticky Fig Bundt by Anita at Hungry Couple NYC
Strawberry Jam Glazed Spiced Pound
Cake with Buttermilk and Orange
by Laura at The Spiced Life
Strawberry Lemon Bundt with Strawberry Jam Glaze by Stacy at Food Lust People Love
Triple Blackberry Bundt by Tara at Noshing with the Nolands

Here’s how you can be a part of #BundtaMonth:

• Simple rule: Bake us a bundt using your favorite jam
• Post it before November 30, 2013
• Use the #BundtaMonth hashtag in your title. (For ex: title could read – #BundtaMonth: Raspberry Jam Bundt with Peanut Butter Glaze
• Add your entry to the Linky tool below
• Link back to our announcement posts

Coconut Almond Bundt with Chocolate Drizzle #BundtaMonth

Coconut Almond Bundt with Chocolate DrizzleHello there let me tell you, this Bundt A Month is the sweetest thing ever, well if you love,love,love chocolate in any shape or form, this month is all about our favorite candy, mine is almond joy, coconut and almond with chocolate YUM!!
So I made a bundt inspired by this super delicious candy, and I know you are gonna ask me, wheres the candy in the picture? Well sorry but I eat it all before and forgot to leave some for the picture, 🙂
Ok lets focus, yes this is an easy recipe delicious flavor of coconut and drizzle with chocolate syrup, which by the way is not homemade, but you need some shortcut when the smell is so irresistible.
I’m sure the flavor, the soft crumb and that hint of almond are going to just do it for you.
Enjoy.

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup half and half
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 sticks of butter
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup hot fudge the brand of your choice

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  2. Cream butter and sugar, in a bowl sift flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt then add the almond flour.
  3. To the sugar and butter add the eggs 1 by 1, vanilla and coconut extract, mix together half and half and sour cream, and add to the above mixture alternating with the flour.
  4. Grease the Bundt Cake mold and add this delicious mixture, bake for 1 hour.
  5. Once ready let it cool for 15 minutes in the mold the place in a rack to cool completely, with the fudge you can drizzle it over the cake or cut it in portions and drizzle one at a time.

Makes one bundt cake.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour
Level of the recipe: Easy

Check out this delicious mouth watering bundts.

Banana Butterfinger Bundt Cake by Dorothy at Shockingly Delicious
Candy Corn Bundt Cake by Holly at A Baker’s House
Caramel Apple Milky Way Bundt Cake by Heather at Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
Chocolate Coconut Cake by Kate at Food Babbles
Chocolate Hazelnut Candy Bundt with Nutella Glaze by Anita at Hungry Couple
Chocolate Mini Bundts with Candy Coated Chocolates by Alice at Hip Foodie Mom
Coconut Almond Bundt with Chocolate Drizzle by Kathya at Basic N Delicious
Honeycomb Crunch Honey Bundt Cake by Stacy at Food Lust People Love
Kit Kat Cream Cheese Bundt Cake by Anuradha at Baker Street
M & M Nutella Cake by Kim at Ninja Baking
M&M Cream Cheese Pound Cake by Laura at The Spiced Life
Pumpkin Bundt with Salted Caramel Chocolate Sauce by Lora at Cake Duchess
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Bundt Cake by Felice at All That’s Left Are The Crumbs
Snickers Bundt with Chocolate Caramel Peanut Sauce by Tara at Noshing With The Nolands
Twix and Tween by Sandra at Sweet Sensations

Here’s how you can be a part of Bundt-a-Month:

  • Simple rule: Bake us a bundt using your favorite candy
  • Post it before October 31, 2013
  • Use the #BundtaMonth hashtag in your title. (For ex: title could read – #BundtaMonth: Fancy Bundt)
  • Add your entry to the Linky tool below
  • Link back to our announcement posts

Even more bundt fun! Follow Bundt-a-Month on Facebook where we feature all our gorgeous bundt cakes. Or head over to our Pinterest board for inspiration and choose from hundreds of Bundt cake recipes


Garlic Herb Mini Rolls #TwelveLoaves

Garlic Herb Mini RollsIf you have a lot of root vegetables sitting in the pantry or the fridge and you look at them like What am I gonna do with this? Well let me tell you we have the answer.
The #TwelveLoaves team put together a list of amazing recipes for you, all different with ingredients you never imagine and so easy, super delicious.
I made garlic, onion, herb mini rolls a simple bread made with ingredients you had in your house everyday and something you can whip up really fast.
Enjoy.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoon dry oregano
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 cup sheered Parmesan cheese
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 can of Pillsbury biscuits, I prefer the Grands Jr.
  • Salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  2. Heat a pan, melt the butter add onion, garlic, dry oregano and parsley cook for 3, add some salt and pepper, let it cool completely.
  3. In the meantime open the tube of grands and using a rolling pin roll out a little, this is just a step so we can add some of the filing.
  4. Ok know add a teaspoon of the mixture in the center of the dough and a little cheese and roll, just like when you make a taquito, place in a baking sheet line with parchment paper, easy cleaning, pour the rest of the mixture on top with more cheese and bake for 20 minutes.

Yields 10 mini rolls.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 23 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

Check out more ideas here:

#TwelveLoaves October-Root Vegetables. September was about baking with our finds from the Farmers Markets. We are continuing exploring what is in season and our October baking mission is about Root Vegetables. Share your October Root Vegetable Bread (yeast or quick bread). Let’s get baking!

If you’d like to add your bread to the collection with the Linky Tool this month, here’s what you need to do!

1. When you post your Twelve Loaves bread on your blog, make sure that you mention the Twelve Loaves challenge in your blog post; this helps us to get more members as well as share everyone’s posts. Please make sure that your bread is inspired by the theme!
2. Please link your post to the linky tool at the bottom of my blog. It must be a bread baked to the Twelve Loaves theme.
3. Have your Twelve Loaves bread that you baked this October, 2013, and posted on your blog by October 31, 2013.

#TwelveLoaves is a monthly bread baking party created by Lora from Cake Duchess. #TwelveLoaves runs so smoothly thanks to the help of the lovely Paula from Vintage Kitchen Notes and Renee from Magnolia Days.
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Simple Orange Bundt Cake Anniversary #BundtaMonth

DSC_0011What an honor to participate in this #BundtaMonth because we are celebrating 1 year since this amazing group was created, and we bake our best recipes to celebrate with all of you.
My bundt sounds simple but it is not is super moist, soft, amazing crumb and have a delicious orange flavor, my grandmas recipe
It is perfect for an afternoon coffee or a complement at breakfast time, either way you are going to love the flavor in this bundt cake.
Enjoy.

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • zest of one orange
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 2 sticks butter room temperature
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350º F.
  2. In a stand mixer with a paddle attachment creme the butter and sugars for 3 minutes.
  3. In a bowl sift all the dry ingredients with the orange zest, to the above mixture add eggs 1 by 1, vanilla extract, you can incorporate the milk to the orange juice, and start adding wet and dry ingredients. Remember to add fist dry and finish with dry, this is a good way to ensure a soft cake.
  4. Add the end remember to incorporate the raisins.
  5. Prepare the mold with some no stick spray add the delicious batter and bake for 50 minutes or check with a toothpick comes out clean.

This recipe makes 1 hold bundt cake or 8 mini bundt cakes.

Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 50 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

And if you are looking for more inspiration, check out this delicious and gorgeous cakes.

Here’s how you can be a part of Bundt-a-Month:

  • Simple rule: Bake us a fancy bundt
  • Post it before September 30, 2013
  • Use the #BundtaMonth hashtag in your title. (For ex: title could read – #BundtaMonth: Fancy Bundt)
  • Add your entry to the Linky tool below
  • Link back to our announcement posts

Even more bundt fun! Follow Bundt-a-Month on Facebook where we feature all our gorgeous bundt cakes. Or head over to our Pinterest board for inspiration and choose from hundreds of Bundt cake recipes.



Cream Cheese and Peach Bundt Cake #BundtaMonth

Cream Cheese and Peach Bundt CakeI have to be honest with you, when our #BundtaMonth group said the this month is all about peaches, I was a little concern, because of course I love peaches but I never bake with them, oh no, well let me tell you something this peach-y august is amazing, fell in love of my cake, the flavor is amazing you get hints of cream cheese and little peaces of peach, just the right amount of cinnamon, well you need to make it, because is just delicious.
Enjoy

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1 8 onz cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup fat free half and half
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 sugar
  • 2 peaches pell, without the pit and chopped
  • pinch of salt

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 °F.
  2. Sift together the dry ingredients.
  3. Cream the butter and cream cheese with the sugar in a stand mixer, add the eggs one by one and the vanilla extract, mix for 3 minutes.
  4. Add the dry ingredients alternating with the half and half, mix just to incorporate, with the help of a spatula add the peaces of peach.
  5. Pour in a bundt cake mold and bake for 1 hour.

This recipe makes 1 bundt cake.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour
Level of the recipe: Easy

Looking for inspiration? Hop over and check out these gorgeous cakes.

Balsamic Peach Bundt Cake by Kate from Food Babbles
Bellini Bundt Cake with Champagne Glaze by Stacy from Food Lust People Love
Brown Sugar Peach Bundt Cake by Veronica from My Catholic Kitchen
Caramelized Peaches and Cinnamon Bundt Cake by Anuradha from Baker Street
Cream Cheese and Peach Bundt Cake by Kathya from Basic N Delicious
Frangipane Peach Bundt by Sandra from The Sweet Sensations
Momotaro Peach Boy Cake by Kim from Ninja Baking
Peaches and Cream Bundt Cake by Heather from Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
Peach Bundt with Raspberry Jam Swirl by Holly from A Baker’s House
Peachy Buttermilk Bundt by Anita from Hungry Couple
Peach Cinnamon Swirl Bundt Cake by Lora from Cake Duchess
Peach Spice Bundt Cake by Renee from Magnolia Days
Peach Streusel Bundt Cake by Anne from From My Sweetheart
Vinho Verde Pound Cake with Peaches & Blueberries by Laura from The Spiced Life

Here ís how you can be a part of Bundt-a-Month:

  • Simple rule: Bake us a bundt using peach
  • Post it before August 31, 2013
  • Use the #BundtaMonth hashtag in your title. (For ex: title could read  #BundtaMonth: Caramel Swirl Bundt)
  • Add your entry to the Linky tool below
  • Link back to our announcement posts

Even more bundt fun! Follow Bundt-a-Month on Facebook where we feature all our gorgeous bundt cakes. Or head over to our Pinterest board for inspiration and choose from hundreds of Bundt cake recipes.